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Monday, April 23, 2018

The Black Tax; Arrest Of Two Black Males Proves Ralph Ellison’s Point That Brothers Are Invisible Men.

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The unfortunate, yet much too common, phenomenon of African-Americans encountering racial bigotry for no reason beyond being at “the wrong place at the wrong time” is known by a host of names. Without a doubt, my favorite term for the occurrence is “the black tax.” If they are being truthful, most African-Americans will... [Read more...]

Social Network Site Facebook Is Not Your Friend.

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Facebook scans the contents of messages that people send each other on its Messenger app blocking any that contravene its guidelines, it has emerged. The scandal-hit firm, still reeling from revelations surrounding Cambridge Analytica, checks images and texts to ensure they are in line with its community standards. While... [Read more...]

Ungrateful, Non-voting Negroes Ignore Bloody War for African-American Voting Rights.

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “I’m just one vote.” “My vote won’t matter.” “Them White folks gone do what they wanna do anyway.” These are some of the many excuses given by some African Americans when it comes to exercising their right to vote; a right fought for by many people in this country—both Black and White—that has cost so many... [Read more...]

The Good Old Boys Club: Why I Never Said a Word. (#MeToo)

April 23, 2018 by  
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Tweet ( Ten times a day I am compelled to reflect on my past life … and I can never justify to myself… I have sworn an oath to endure no more of it…The subject is exhausted; and so am I…-George Bernard Shaw In 1991, I was in high school when Ms. Anita Faye Hill, now a U.S. attorney and a university professor, became... [Read more...]

Money Can’t Buy You Love Or Solve All Of Your Problems.

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Fatherhood, Money, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Money can’t buy you love or solve all of your problems, but it can alleviate a lot of the stress we feel. Inflation is real! There are very few commodities or services that are the same price (or cheaper) now than they were just a few years ago. With all of the economic pressure we face, is it possible to responsibly plan... [Read more...]

The Dire Consequence of the GOP Losing Congress.

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Sammy, our greyhound, is around 100 years old in dog years. His health is failing. Mary and I hate leaving Sammy with our pet-sitter, but we must fly to Arizona to help propel Debbie Lesko to victory in the Congressional 8th district race. Shockingly, polling shows Lesko and her Democrat opponent are neck... [Read more...]

African Cultural Awareness and Diversification Extravaganza.

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The continent of Africa is still misunderstood, misinterpreted and mistreated. It’s people have too many times been demeaned and portrayed as savages, uneducated, impoverished and unable to govern themselves. Je Vais Ventures – There are so many misconceptions even from the... [Read more...]

The Most Important Number in a Workout.

April 22, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Now that the New Year is thirty-days plus in, most people who launched exercise programs for the body of their dreams are either exiting their programs stage left or they are seeing a few results and are actively excited about seeing even more. Like most, you may be wondering what you can do to amplify results. The simple answer:... [Read more...]

Broadcast Ownership, The Untold Story.

April 20, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Last year, the Sinclair Broadcasting Group agreed to acquire the Tribune Media Company. Since then the competitors of free-to-the-home broadcast television have been among the loudest voices crying “the sky is falling,” and the government — the FCC and DOJ — should deny approval of the merger. This chorus... [Read more...]

Players to root for during the 2018 NFL Draft.

April 20, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There is less than one week until the start of the 2018 NFL Draft. For the 256 football players selected during the 2018 NFL Draft, they will get the opportunity to play professional football for the most popular sports league in America. On a seemingly annual basis, the NFL Draft draws big-time TV ratings as viewers watch former... [Read more...]

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